24 West Chewuch
Winthrop, WA 98862
- 14 miles
- July to September
First 2 miles is meadow and open timber hillside. The rest of trail is mostly timbered valley bottom next to river.
Outstanding view first 2 miles of trail. Trail connects with Robinson Creek, Middle Fork, Rock Creek, Holman Creek, Buckskin Ridge, with short distances to other trail junctions in the 3 Forks area.
Snow field can stay late on north side of Slate Peak. Stock users can use the horse unloading area at Hart's Pass and ride the trail up to the Buckskin Ridge Trailhead and then ride the road up to the Slate Peak Trailhead. The trail has extensive boggy areas that may be difficult for stock.
Wilderness use restrictions apply.
Northwest Forest Pass required. Stock ramp, hitch rail, and toilets are 1.5 miles south at Heart's Pass.